There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next-door neighbour.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.
The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had.
I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.